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Meet Sheriff Ford at Buck’s Oyster Bar

Meet Sheriff Ford at Buck’s Oyster Bar

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford will hold a meet and greet at Mr. Buck’s Oyster Bar in Fountain Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Sheriff Ford will be joined by several members of the BCSO to get to know members of the community. Mr. Buck’s Oyster Bar is located at 12337 Harrington Road in Fountain, near the […]

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By August 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
PCB Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

PCB Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division arrested a Panama City Beach man on multiple drug charges. Investigators conducted a traffic stop on Conrad Forrence last evening at about 10:51 on 23rdStreet. A Panama City Police Department K9 officer also responded to the scene and the K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics in […]

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By August 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sex Abuse Charges For Youngstown Man

Sex Abuse Charges For Youngstown Man

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Department of Children and Families and asked to respond to a residence on Rebekah Lane in Youngstown on August 18, 2017, in reference to a possible physical and sexual abuse of children. Deputies arrived intending to make contact with the suspect Charles Robert LeFave, age 56. […]

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By August 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Panama City Beach Ranked As A Dangerous City

Panama City Beach Ranked As A Dangerous City

Based on a recent report, Panama City Beach ranks 22 on a list of the most dangerous cities in the United States. Safewise Report determined the rankings based on the number of violent and property crimes with Panama City Beach suffering 10.69 violent crimes and 87.78 property crime per 1000 residents. 5 other cities in […]

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By August 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
2 Arrested On Burglary and GTA

2 Arrested On Burglary and GTA

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office culminated a four month investigation recently with the arrest of a local man believed responsible for multiple burglaries of vehicles and residences. Another local man was also charged in connection to the incident. On April 28, 2017, BCSO deputies responded to a residence on Baywood Drive in Lynn Haven in […]

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By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Callaway Man Shot in Leg After Argument

Callaway Man Shot in Leg After Argument

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in reference to a shooting this morning just before 7am to 6201 Cherry Street, in Callaway. Deputies arrived to find the victim shot in the leg. The victim was taken to a local hospital. BCSO Criminal Investigations responded as well as the Crime Scene Unit to […]

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By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
New Information Released In Drug Deal Gone Bad

New Information Released In Drug Deal Gone Bad

August 21, 2017 The Bay County Sheriff’s Office today released additional information on the homicide of Jason Ian Price just after midnight on Sunday, August 20, 2017. BCSO Criminal Investigations has made three arrests directly related to the case, and two additional arrests as a result of one witness resisting efforts by law enforcement to […]

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By August 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Small Airplane Makes A Hard Landing On Hwy. 20

Small Airplane Makes A Hard Landing On Hwy. 20

A small aircraft has made a hard landing on Highway 20 between Highways 77 & 79.   Deputies state that everyone was able to walk away under their own power.  The cause is yet to be determined. 4,115 total views, 7 views today

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By June 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bayou George Family Looses Home In Afternoon Fire

Bayou George Family Looses Home In Afternoon Fire

Early this afternoon, a Bayou George family on Creek Run in Bayou George lost their home to a fire. Details are not yet available, but the BCSO reports no injuries. 7 Bay County Fire Engines responded to quell the fire. 3,769 total views, 7 views today

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By June 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Unusual Bay County Traffic Accidents 2016 – A Reporter’s Review of Four Creepy, Humorous, Enlightening and Sadly Tragic Traffic Accidents in 2016

Bay Community News Kevin Earl Wood, Investigative Reporter allunited@bellsouth.net January 12, 2017  (Type Ctrl + or Ctrl – on Your MS Windows Computer Keyboard for Easier Reading) (Updated  January 26, 2017) Since 1978 this reporter has lived in a rural community known as Bayou George that is about 10 miles north of Panama City, Bay County, […]

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